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Visual industries news, insights from CGTrader marketplace, company announcements, and some inspiration for your upcoming 3D model. Find amazing stories from the community and beyond. How spaceship model end-up in VR experience, how challenge to model a sword and the win shape further modeling career and many more amazing stories can be found on this blog.

AXYZ Studios: innovation, the convergence of games and architectual visualization, and populating stadiums with 3d models of people

February 14th, 2018

AXYZ Studios: innovation, the convergence of games and architectual visualization, and populating stadiums with 3d models of people

Gone are the days of simple cutouts of people in static architectual visualizations! AXYZ Design studio is the leading innovator in archviz, bringing high-end dynamic assets and software to professional architects, the movie industry and everyone in between. In this interview, Diego Gadler, the CEO of AXYZ Design, shares his insights and experience in archviz, the blurring lines between games, VFX and archviz, and the huge potential of ANIMA – the first and widely used crowd simulator.

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8 myths about selling 3D models on online marketplaces

February 13th, 2018

8 myths about selling 3D models on online marketplaces

Have you ever thought about starting freelancing or selling your 3D works online, but didn’t? Maybe you’re doing it right now but are unsure if you’re doing it right? Maybe you think…

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Winners of the CGTrader Scholarship 2017 announced

February 9th, 2018

Winners of the CGTrader Scholarship 2017 announced

Last year, CGTrader invited students from around the world to take a look at how games could be used for social good and playful learning. Our staff had a wonderful time reading their essays and voting for the best ones. We want to thank everyone for participating and congratulate Allison Smith, a student from Medical Lake High School, on winning first place and the $2,000 scholarship with her essay.

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Dekogon's founder Clinton Crumpler on making models for AAA games and VR

January 26th, 2018

Dekogon's founder Clinton Crumpler on making models for AAA games and VR

Dekogon Studios is a collective of top artists in the gaming industry. We got the chance to talk to its founder, Clinton Crumpler, who told us what Dekogon is focused on now and shared some insights about the 3D modeling industry.

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2017 CGTrader Digital Design Awards: Stories Behind the Best Works (Part 2)

January 19th, 2018

2017 CGTrader Digital Design Awards: Stories Behind the Best Works (Part 2)

You know how announcers on classic radio stations talk for a couple of minutes before playing that piece by Vivaldi, or how you get those booklets every time you go to the Opera? (You guys do go to the Opera, right?) These things are there because a great work of art deserves a story. Our Digital Design Awards brought the art and now we bring you the stories!

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